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La mode : design and suitability of dress (1940)

Author: Jobin, Marie Eugenie, 1877-1959; Jobin, Theodore, 1883-1955, ill.
Subject: Clothing and dress; Fashion--History; Dressmaking--History; Dressmaking--Pattern design; Costume design--History; Costume design--Study and teaching; Costume design--Vocational guidance; Costume design--Pictorial works; Textile fabrics--History; Presidents' spouses--Clothing
Possible copyright status: In copyright.
Language: English
Digitizing sponsor: Boston Public Library
Book contributor: French Institute, Assumption College
Collection: frenchinstituteassumptioncollege; regionaldigitizationmass; americana
Notes: No copyright page found.


Includes hand drawn diagrams and mounted fabric samples.; Includes table of contents and course of study.; Written while the author was a teacher in the Boston Public Schools, this unpublished manuscript was intended for publication and use as a textbook for women who aspired to be dress designers. A manual of dress design and a history of fashion from the Egyptian era to 1955, it includes pen and ink drawings and textile samples. While there was some publisher interest in advance, by the time the manuscript was complete, the market for trade school publications had diminished.; Fundamentals of costume design -- Abridged history of costume -- Suitability of dress, designing of costumes.

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